Bangor firefighter's lawsuit moving forward

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Published: Dec 03 2013 10:03:13 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 03 2013 11:35:18 PM EST

A federal lawsuit against a Northampton County fire company over an alleged drunken driving incident now has the OK to move forward.

Tuesday a federal judge denied a motion by the North Bangor Volunteer Fire Company to have the lawsuit thrown out.

The suit was filed by firefighter Stuart Mintz. He was hurt when the fire-truck he was riding in overturned back in 2010.

Police say former assistant fire chief Zachary Romano was driving and he was charged with DUI.